ACTRIS-PPP Meeting Oslo 2018

Date and location
Monday 5th - Friday 9th 2018, Oslo Norway

Meeting venue

The meeting location from Monday (5.2.) to Thursday (8.2.) will be at Holmenkollen in Oslo, at
Scandic Hotel Holmenkollen Park, Kongeveien 26Oslo, Norway

The Holmenkollen area offers excellent opportunities for various outdoor activities, including cross country skiing, downhill skiing and sledding. There is also a spa at the meeting hotel. Time for these recreational activities is reserved in the programme. 

The Friday (9.2.) sessions will be at NILU in Lillestrøm, at
NILU, Instituttveien 18, Kjeller, Norway

Please register by filling this registration form
Deadline for registration: 21.1.2018



Actris PPP coordination office (,
Actris Coordination Office (,


The meeting will cover a number of issues currently relevant to the implementation of ACTRIS, including policies, Central and National Facilities, and funding.

The meeting will start on Monday at 14:00 at Holmenkollen, making it possible to arrive with plains landing at Gardemoen Airport  until roughly 12:00 on Monday morning.
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday will be full meeting days, but include a long break for indoor and outdoor recreational activities. More information about the outdoor possibilities can be found here.
On Friday the meeting will end at 12:00 at NILU, but there is a slot reserved for side meetings on Friday afternoon, if requested.

The Week agenda
Detailed session agenda

The meeting will take place at Scandic Hotel Holmenkollen Park. A block of rooms has been reserved for us from Monday to Friday in the same hotel, at price 1690 NOK / night (single room, breakfast included) with the booking code BFIN050218.

The booking should be done directly via Scandic hotels booking page at the top menu change the language to English (or Norwegian), then choose Scandic Holmenkollen Park, choose dates and tick on the arrow for booking code. In that field you shall put the code BFIN050218 .) The block is reserved until Friday 12.1., after which the hotel does not guarantee the availability of rooms.

 Social dinner 
A social dinner will be arranged on Wednesday 7.2. evening at Frogneseteren restaurant Finstua at 20:00. Directions how to reach the restaurant are given below. Details will be provided later.

 Travel Info
The best way to travel to Oslo is to fly to Oslo airport Gardemoen, and to take the airport express train to Oslo. Details how to get to the meeting places by public transport are given further down below. 

Trip from Gardemoen airport to Holmenkollen (takes about 1 hour 15 min):
1. Take the airport train from airport to Oslo Central station
2. Take subway train 1 (toward Frogneseteren) to Holmenkollen station (16 stops)
3. Walk 700 m to Scandic Holmenkollen Park (map)

From Oslo Central station to NILU(takes about 30 min):
1. Take a train to Lillestrøm
2. Take Bus 100 or 340 to Kjeller Forskninspark (7 stops)
3. Walk to the main gate of the research park (map), where you need to ask someone from NILU to guide you to NILU. Note that you need to show your ID at the research park entrance.

From NILU to Gardemoen airport (takes about 40 min)
1. Take bus 100 or 340 to Lillestrøm train station 
2. Take a train to the airport.

From Holmenkollen to Frogneseteren (dinner)
1. Walk down to Holmenkollen Subway station 
2.Take subway train 1 to Frogneseteren (end station)
3. Walk down 400 m to Holmenkollveien road. Depending on the route you end up at either side of the restaurant.
Alternatively you can walk the entire way (2.5 km) along Holmenkollveien road or even cross-country-ski to Frogneseteren.